Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)

Architects

Weeks, William

ID: 1345
Full Name: William Henry Weeks
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: Canada/US
Birth Date: 01/18/1864
Death Date: 04/29/1936
Family: Spouse: William H. Weeks married Maggie Haymaker, (born 1864 in IN-died CA 1942) in Charlestown, IN, in 1891.
Parents: Father: Richard Weeks, a builder and designer; mother: Margaret Weeks; William Weeks had a brother, Hammond, and two sisters, Ida Weeks Covell and Jean Weeks.
Relocation: Born in Charlottetown, PEI, Canada, in 1864, William Weeks's family moved to Denver, CO, where he attended boarding school from 1880-1889; the Weeks Family then moved to Wichita, KS, where Richard and William worked in the construction trade; they then moved to Tacoma, WA; William H. Weeks married Maggie Haymaker, in 1891, in Charlestown, IN; Weeks, his bride and his parents lived for a time in Tacoma, before moving again to Oakland, CA, in the early 1890s;
Biographical Information: Education: Brinker Academy, Denver, CO;
Work History: Weeks died in his Piedmont, CA, home from complications from a heart attack, suffered in 11/1935;
Miscellaneous: "He [Weeks] was responsible for no less than 91 homes or remodeling designs in the Pajaro Valley alone, many for the wealthy and prominent Watsonville pioneer families." See: http://www.redmanhouse.com/WeeksHistory.htm Accessed 10/28/2008; the prime resource for research on Weeks is Betty Lewis, W.H. Weeks, (Fresno, CA: Pioneer Publishing Company, 1989, Second Edition).
Countries: Canada
United States
Structures: 1st Christian Church #1, Watsonville, CA - 1892 (5454)
1st Christian Church #3, Watsonville, CA - 1903 (5456)
1st Christian Church #4, Watsonville, CA - 1928 (5457)
Black, Samuel M., House, Salinas, CA - 1900 (7763)
California Polytechnic School, Building #1, San Luis Obsipo, CA - 1903 (13485)
California Polytechnic School, Building #2, San Luis Obsipo, CA - 1903 (13486)
Eureka City Schools, Eureka High School #1, Eureka, CA - 1914-1915 (13098)
Holloway, Edgar and Dora Ellis, House, Gilroy, CA - (7912)
Lee, Julius , House, Watsonville, CA - 1894 (3714)
Masonic Building, Lodge, Red Bluff, CA - (17184)
McDougall, James H., Building, Salinas, CA - (13847)
Medico-Dental Building, San Jose, CA - 1927-1928 (13111)
Neptune Casino #2, Santa Cruz, CA - 1906-1907 (13094)
Paso Robles Inn #2, Paso Robles, CA - 1906, 1941 (3680)
Paso Robles Public Library #1 , Carnegie Library, Paso Robles, CA - 1908 (3687)
Phillips, Dr. P.T., House, Santa Cruz, CA - 1933 (5453)
Piedmont Unified School District, Piedmont High School, Piedmont, CA - 1926-1927 (11496)
Pomona Unified School District (PUSD), Pomona High School #2, Pomona, CA - 1922-1923 (2614)
Redman, James, House, Watsonville, CA - 1897 (13112)
Resetar Hotel, Watsonville, CA - 1927 (13113)
San Luis Obispo Public Library, San Luis Obispo - None (3713)
San Mateo Union High School District (SMUHSD), San Mateo Union High School, San Mateo, CA - 1926-1927 (2852)
Santa Clara County Library, Gilroy Public Library #1, Gilroy, CA - 1909-1910 (7914)
Santa Cruz City Schools, Santa Cruz High School, Santa Cruz, CA - 1915 (13097)
Spreckels Sugar Company, Processing Factory #1, Spreckels, CA - 1898-1899 (2620)
Superior Court of California, County of Inyo, Courthouse #4, Independence, CA - 1922-1923 (13096)
Weeks, William H., House, Piedmont, CA - 1922 (2615)
Wheeler Hospital, Gilroy, CA - 1928-1929 (7911)
Locations: Architect's Death:
Piedmont, CA
USA
Architect's Birth:
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Canada